From Abbey Creek Vineyard all the way to zinfandel, detailed explanations of regions, personalities, grape varieties, winemaking processes, and terms used in discussing wines.
Don’t know your amontillado from your amoroso? Can’t say who declared cabernet sauvignon the only variety to be tolerated in heaven? Can’t list the movers and shakers in the Australian wine landscape today? Never fear, James Halliday, Australia’s foremost wine writer, has compiled all the answers. This is the definitive guide to all things wine in Australia, from someone who has immersed himself in the topic his whole life. With more than 800 meticulously researched entries written with his trademark vigor and contagious curiosity about what makes wine tick, this reference is a must for all lovers of wine, from newcomers to experts.